Blue's Moods

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Blue's Moods
Studio album by Blue Mitchell
Released 1960
Recorded August 24 & 25, 1960
Genre Jazz
Length 40:41
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Blue Mitchell chronology
Blue Soul
(1959)
Blues' Moods
(1960)
Smooth as the Wind
(1960-61)

Blue's Moods is the third album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "the trumpeter is typically distinctive, swinging and inventive within the hard bop genre".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Blue Mitchell except as indicated
  1. "I'll Close My Eyes" (Buddy Kaye, Billy Reid) - 5:56
  2. "Avars" (Rocky Boyd) - 4:07
  3. "Scrapple from the Apple" (Charlie Parker) - 4:00
  4. "Kinda Vague" (Wynton Kelly, Blue Mitchell) - 6:28
  5. "Sir John" - 6:06
  6. "When I Fall in Love" (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) - 5:42
  7. "Sweet Pumpkin" (Ronnell Bright) - 4:19
  8. "I Wish I Knew" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 4:26

Composed by: Bartholomew, Mitchell, Montgomery, Warren

  • Recorded in New York City on August 24 (tracks 5, 6 & 8) and August 25 (tracks 1-4 & 7), 1960.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed October 25, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 25, 2010